N-ES2/049350 Clinical/Counselling Psychologist (Chronic Pain Services)
Base to be confirmed

Job reference: 049350

Location: Base to be confirmed

Job closing date: 24/04/2021

Job posted date: 01/04/2021

Salary: Band 8B (£60,134 - £64,736)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 37.5 hours

Department: Chronic Pain Services

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Highland

We are looking for a dynamic Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to join our team, who would relish the challenge of bringing new and innovating ideas to the delivery of the psychology treatments/management within the Chronic Pain Management Service.

This service is a dedicated multi-disciplinary service with a Consultant in Chronic Pain Management, Lead physiotherapist, Clinical Nurse Manager and Nurse Specialists.  We provide a remote and rural service to patients living in the North Highland Region with chronic non-malignant pain.  Our service involves the use of MDT out-patients clinics, individual out-patient clinics including individual psychology clinics, tele-health clinics, pain management programmes and distance pain management programmes.

This is a full-time, permanent post of 37.5 hours per week, to be worked flexibly Monday to Friday, in order to meet the service needs of the Chronic Pain Management Service. 

Base to be determined,  however you will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within NHS Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service, therefore a current driving licence is essential. 

Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Dr John MacLeod, Clinical Lead, Tel: (01955) 605050, email john.macleod2@nhs.scot or Nicola Bailey, Lead Physiotherapist (Chronic Pain Management Services, Tel: (01463) 706583 or email: nicola.bailey7@nhs.scot

Recruitment team can be contacted by e-mail northarea.recruitment@nhs.net or telephoning 01955 880404.

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